NCFE Award, Level 1 (Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 4)
Flexible start dates throughout 21/22
Why take this course?
This Level 1 qualification (QCF) is roughly equivalent to Level 4 in Scotland (SCQF). It is suitable for anyone over the age of 16 years, and aims to raise awareness of mental health, what is regarded as good mental wellbeing and the factors that contribute to poor mental wellbeing. The course consists of one mandatory unit divided into assessments, and is an excellent opportunity for continual professional development within the health sector.
What you will experience
You will study a range of important issues surrounding mental health, dispel some of the myths and misconceptions frequently linked to mental health issues, and develop awareness of the rights of those with mental health issues. You will be required to complete each assessment and send it to your assessor, who is available for guidance throughout the course.
What you will need
Students must have access to a computer with a broadband internet connection.
HNC Social Services
“I’ve really enjoyed everything about the course. I wasn’t really sure what to expect when I first started because it had been a long time since I had been in education, but since coming back to College I’ve really enjoyed learning all of the subjects – even the ones that are more difficult.”
HNC Social Services
“NEScol is an enriching learning environment where staff go above and beyond to ensure you experience great learning and understanding and also support YOU as an individual, encouraging you work to your full potential and achieve great things.”
“NESCol was a stepping–stone for me. It was calm, the course was paced evenly and the support I got was phenomenal. There was always help available. It prepared us for progressing into 2nd year in RGU.”
HNC Social Sciences
“The lecturers are really helpful and understanding, and all of the people in my class get on really well.”
HNC Childhood Practice
“NESCol is the place that restored my faith in the education system and I was very fortunate to form great relationships, making friends for life and learning from lecturers that could see my passion and believed in me!”
HNC Social Services
“I enjoyed being a student at NESCol because, for the first time in my life, I had people that believed in me and I am now one step closer to my dream career that I never thought would happen.”
Please Note: Distance learning courses have flexible start dates and applications will be considered at all points of the year.
For non-Scottish residents – the College will confirm fees payable for your chosen course on booking and these may differ from the advertised fee
Please note that this service will only accept credit or debit card payment for the full course fee.
If you are eligible for Remission of Fees then you must complete this booking form and supply the relevant fee waiver documents to one of our Campuses or Centres. Some courses are not eligible for fee waiver applications. For further information please contact our Student Advice Centre.
Starts 31 Aug 2021
Duration Flexible start dates throughout 21/22
Course Code YBNML-O211A
Completed forms should be signed and returned to us at the following freepost address:
The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus
UK AB25 1BN
Distance Learning Application Form
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